Tag: injury

The 3 Types of Fitness Conversations

The other day, I was thinking about the endless number of fitness articles and conversations that I’ve been exposed to over the last 20+ years. I believe that they all can fall into just 3 categories.

  1. Before You Exercise
  2. While
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Nutrition for Injuries

Thanks to a tip from Pauline, I read the latest book by Lyle McDonald titledĀ Optimal Nutrition for Injury Recovery.

Optimal Nutrition for Injury

Optimal Nutrition for Injury Recovery

This was an interesting book because I learned I had not been thinking properly … [continue reading]

My Bizarre Injury

Early in the morning of September 19th, I was doing some light stretching. For a few months, I had been doing light yoga maybe 3-5 times a week. I would go to YouTube and look for videos related to yoga … [continue reading]

Left Knee Update

On my list of topics to revisit, I included a left knee update. This story took a lot longer than I expected. I think it is boring, but maybe someone can learn something from my experience. Here goes.

In … [continue reading]

Use Ghost Reps To Reduce Injury Rate

Today in the gym I watched a lady doing “squats”. I use quotes because her form was atrocious. It wasn’t really a squat, but more like a good morning where the knees give out at the last minute. Her torso … [continue reading]

SilverSneakers – Young Trainers Teaching Old Timers Bad Lifting Form

The gym I go to has a lot of older adults because they participate in the SilverSneakers program. The program connects those over 65 years old to a gym and it works with their health insurance. It is an excellent … [continue reading]